bitcoin-wallet - Man Page

manual page for bitcoin-wallet v23.0.0

Description

Bitcoin Core bitcoin-wallet version v23.0.0

bitcoin-wallet is an offline tool for creating and interacting with Bitcoin Core wallet files. By default bitcoin-wallet will act on wallets in the default mainnet wallet directory in the datadir. To change the target wallet, use the -datadir, -wallet and -regtest/-signet/-testnet arguments.

Usage

bitcoin-wallet [options] <command>

Options

-?

Print this help message and exit

-datadir=<dir>

Specify data directory

-descriptors

Create descriptors wallet. Only for 'create'

-dumpfile=<file name>

When used with 'dump', writes out the records to this file. When used with 'createfromdump', loads the records into a new wallet.

-format=<format>

The format of the wallet file to create. Either "bdb" or "sqlite". Only used with 'createfromdump'

-legacy

Create legacy wallet. Only for 'create'

-version

Print version and exit

-wallet=<wallet-name>

Specify wallet name

Debugging/Testing options:

-debug=<category>
Output debugging information (default: 0).
-printtoconsole
Send trace/debug info to console (default: 1 when no -debug is true, 0 otherwise).

Chain selection options:

-chain=<chain>

Use the chain <chain> (default: main). Allowed values: main, test, signet, regtest

-signet

Use the signet chain. Equivalent to -chain=signet. Note that the network is defined by the -signetchallenge parameter

-signetchallenge

Blocks must satisfy the given script to be considered valid (only for signet networks; defaults to the global default signet test network challenge)

-signetseednode

Specify a seed node for the signet network, in the hostname[:port] format, e.g. sig.net:1234 (may be used multiple times to specify multiple seed nodes; defaults to the global default signet test network seed node(s))

-testnet

Use the test chain. Equivalent to -chain=test.

Commands:

create

Create new wallet file

createfromdump

Create new wallet file from dumped records

dump

Print out all of the wallet key-value records

info

Get wallet info

salvage

Attempt to recover private keys from a corrupt wallet. Warning: 'salvage' is experimental.

Info

April 2022 bitcoin-wallet v23.0.0